Pianists all know the benefits of playing the qTwo-Part Inventionsq of J.S. Bach. Now, world-respected jazz pianist and composer Bill Cunliffe has written his own qinventionsq that will benefit every player's understanding and performance of jazz. These great-sounding etudes explore the specific harmonic, melodic, and technical challenges faced by jazz keyboardists, including the ii-V and ii-V-I progressions, outlining changes, chord-tone ornamentation, playing in octaves, tonic patterns, block chords, polytonality, stride piano, and left-hand walking bass. Pieces feature chord symbols, explanatory notes, and preparatory exercises, and each invention is performed on the CD by Bill Cunliffe. 123 pages. q...perfect for daily warm-up, explores the harmonic and melodic intricacies of jazz, each etude targets a specific technical skill and includes performance notes, inventions gradually become more challenging and the harmonic progressions are varied and very musical...a musical feast.q -International Association for Jazz Education (IAJE)Now, world-respected jazz pianist and composer Bill Cunliffe has written his own aquot;inventionsaquot; that will benefit every playera#39;s understanding and performance of jazz.
|Title||:||Jazz Inventions for Keyboard: Book & CD|
|Publisher||:||Alfred Music Publishing - 2005-11-01|